As Twitter turns 5, it delivers 350 billion tweets per day

Twitter launched its microblogging service five years ago today and the company is marking the occasion by doling out some impressive usage stats.

Google second-quarter revenue up 32 percent

Google's revenue and profit grew in the second quarter, as the company's core search advertising business continued to perform very well.

Google+ hit with spam bug

The Google+ social networking site malfunctioned this weekend, spamming its users with repeated notifications via e-mail.

Privacy experts praise Google+ rollout so far

After major privacy failures in its Buzz and Street View services, Google has hit the right notes with its deliberate, measured roll out of its new Google+ social networking service, privacy experts say.

Google says Google+, Orkut will co-exist

Google's other social networking site, Orkut, which has been around for about seven years and has tens of millions of users worldwide, will continue to operate alongside the new Google+.

Google dealing with privacy bugs in Google+

Google's new social networking site Google+, built to beat Facebook primarily on privacy features, has several privacy bugs the company is working to fix.

Microsoft Office 365 goes live

Billed by CEO Steve Ballmer as "where Office meets the cloud," Office 365 launched on Tuesday, as Microsoft attempts to respond the rising popularity of cloud-based applications for collaboration and communication.

Box.net integrates with Google Docs

Box.net has integrated its cloud-hosted content management application with Google's Docs online office productivity suite.

Reports: DOJ to review Google's Admeld acquisition

The U.S. Department of Justice will reportedly evaluate the antitrust implications of Google's proposed acquisition of Admeld, whose technology is designed to help web publishers manage and fine-tune the way they sell display ads.

Google tackles online reputation management

Google has launched a tool to help people monitor online mentions of their names and take action to protect their reputation when they find objectionable references.

With Instant Pages, Google aims to accelerate search

In an effort to accelerate the rendering of Web pages in users' computers, Google has developed a search feature that predictively preloads pages before users click on result links.

Supreme Court rules against Microsoft in i4i case

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a $300 million patent infringement ruling against Microsoft.

Google Offers launches test in Portland

Google Offers, Google's answer to Groupon and its entrance into the popular online coupon market, began a test run in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday.

Twitter seeks boost in account followers with Follow Button

Twitter has developed a button that Web publishers can integrate into their sites to let visitors easily subscribe to Twitter accounts, the company said.

Gmail to display context data about contacts in inbox

Google is rolling out an interface module for Gmail that displays contextual information about people involved in a message's thread.